Posted: Sunday, August 5, 2012
Baptiste tops all T&T women at London 2012 Olympics
Fraser-Pryce wins Olympic gold
NATIONAL WOMEN’S 100-metre champion Kelly-Ann Baptiste won the hearts of many in the twin-island republic but Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce retained the women’s Olympic gold medal at the Olympic Stadium, London, England yesterday afternoon.
Port-of-Spain crowd heartbroken
Anticipation quickly turned to disappointment among sporting enthusiasts in downtown Port-of- Spain yesterday when local sprint queen, Kelly-Ann Baptiste, managed only to secure sixth place in the Womens’ 100 Metre Finals at the Olympic Games in London, United Kingdom.
All eyes on TT's Njisane
NJISANE "Jus Amazing" Phillip recorded the biggest win of his professional career yesterday when he blew past current world number one sprinter, Robert Forstemann (Germany) in the Men's Sprint 1/8 finals at a packed Olympic Velodrome in London, England.
Jack congratulates Jehue Gordon
Acting Sport Minister Jack Warner yesterday congratulated Jehue Gordon for topping his personal best and national record at yesterday's semi-final of the men's 400 metre hurdles
Today's T&T Olympics schedule (local time)
Williams: TTPS to become more proactive
Acting Commissioner of Police Stephen Williams says the T&T Police Service (TTPS) cannot continue to practice reactionary policing and a proactionary model is being worked on.
Acting CoP: Crime has not increased
IN his first public speech since being appointed Acting Commissioner of Police, Stephen Williams on Friday night laid out his immediate agenda, saying he intends to correct the perception that crime is spiralling out of control.
Warner: No problem with firearms for businessmenNational Security Minister Jack Warner sees no reasons why firearms should not be given to businessmen who qualify.
Warner talks tough
National Security Minister Jack Warner has vowed to hunt down the white-collar criminals he claims are behind the illicit drug trade in Trinidad and Tobago.
Farewell luncheon for top cops tomorrow
Hinds: Gays imposing lifestyle on others
PNM Senator Fitzgerald Hinds is quite clear on his stance regarding the issue of homosexuality. He does not support it.
Florida's TT-born Lt Gov on trade mission to TT
MIAMI-Florida's Trinidadian-born lieutenant governor heads a sales mission this weekend to the island nation of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, the Sunshine State's 23rd largest trading partner.
$794M Clico feud
IN WHAT is shaping up as something of a bitter feud, lawyers acting on behalf of State-owned Clico (Trinidad) failed last month to force Craig A Gomez, the Bahamian liquidator of Clico (Bahamas), to give information in relation to US$126 million in transactions tied to the Bahamas subsidiary as well as possible assets held in Florida.
US midwest drought worries local livestock farmers
Should the drought in the US persist, it will be doom and gloom for Trinidad and Tobago, president of the Sheep and Goat Farmers' Association Shiraz Khan said yesterday.
'It's a bad time to be CoP'
Augustine Williams is worried about the timing of his son, acting Police Commissioner Stephen Williams' appointment when the country's homicide rate is skyrocketing.
Oil worker dies before wedding
WEDDING preparations turned into funeral arrangements for a six-month pregnant La Brea woman when her husband-to-be was crushed to death while on the job, mere days before their marriage.
The impact of poverty on crime
Martin Daly: Is someting we sellin?
Selwyn Ryan: The Independence bargain: heroes other than Williams
Lennox Grant: He's gone; he's back: dramatic irony, T&T style
Sunity Maharaj: Painful but precious in its truth
Raffique Shah: Spirit of the Olympics
Darren Joseph: It's all about the economy
Guyana probes cocaine stash found at airport
Officials in Guyana say they plan to fire nearly a dozen baggage handlers and ramp attendants after police found 57 pounds (26 kilogrammes) of cocaine that was about to be loaded onto a flight headed for New York City.
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